1-54 New York returns for its fourth edition at Pioneer Works, Brooklyn between the 4 – 6 May 2018.
Founded by Touria El Glaoui in 2013, 1-54 is the leading international art fair dedicated to contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora with annual editions in London, New York and Marrakech. Drawing reference to the fifty-four countries that constitute the African continent, 1-54 is a sustainable and dynamic platform that is engaged in contemporary dialogue and exchange.
In this fourth edition, 1-54 will present 21 international exhibitors, the artworks of over 60 artists from Africa and its diaspora, alongside an extensive experiential programme of Special Projects and 1-54 FORUM programme of talks curated by Omar Berrada.
FORUM speakers, contributors, and performers are Derrick Adams, Sophia Azeb, Leilah Babirye, Hatim Belyamani, Phoebe Boswell, Aruna D’Souza, Emmanuel Iduma, NIC Kay, Lawrence Lemaoana, Joiri Minaya, Elaine Mokhtefi, Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Nkiru Nzegwu, Remi Onabanjo, Jay Pather, Zina Saro-Wiwa, and Serubiri Moses.